Skip to main content

Southeast Middle School

Los Angeles Unified School District

    Make changes to the header and footer on the "Edit Header and Footer" tab on the left.


  • Parents:

  • NEWS


    Every student MUST attend their HOMEROOM ADVISORY period EVERY DAY, TUESDAY-FRIDAY.

    Office Hours

    Effective January 11, 2021, Southeast MS campus will be closed due to the COVID-19 Pandemic.  ALL classes will continue virtually starting on Tuesday, January 12, 2021, until further notice.

    Office Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 2:45 pm

    If you need assistance, please call (323) 568 - 3100 or email the Office Staff.

    Renae Joseph (Enrollment/Attendance) -

    Carmen Lendo (Attendance Questions/Report and Clear Attendance) or (213) 725-5600 ext. 2267

    Vilma Cruz (Special Education) -

    Rigo Hernandez (Records/Transcripts) -

    Lisa Lozoya (SAA Main Office, Principal, Assistant Principals) -



    TECHnology support

    Please complete the form below if you need technology support with computers, Schoology, student E-mails accounts, and/or Parent Portal.

    Parent ENgagement policy and Compact

    Family and Student Handbook


    About Us

    Southeast Middle School (SEMS) is located in South Gate, California; 7.5 miles southeast of downtown Los Angeles. Southeast Middle School serves approximately 1270 students. The student community is 97.6% Hispanic, 15% GATE, 13% students with disabilities, and 12% English Learners.

    Southeast Middle School is one school, with two instructional programs: a traditional middle school and a magnet school (Design, Research, Engineering, Arts, Math, and Sciences Magnet.